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  •  the key point is: (0+ / 0-)
    the ALJ ruled that Leon had engaged in AIR21-protected activity when he complained that design documents for the component contained discrepancies, including a discrepancy between the intended design and the design as represented on the schematic.
    The fact that the complainant was also a jerk is irrelevant to the issue raised here, which is air safety. Whether this is the actual source of the fires remains unanswered.
    •  The point is, contrary to the diary's title, (0+ / 0-)

      a court ruled that the company was not firing him for proetected, whistleblower activity.  He may have been a legit whistleblower but he lost this case.  Also, he filed suit because he was given a birthday card by his bosses.  Talk about injustice!~

      "Well, yeah, the Constitution is worth it if you succeed." - Nancy Pelosi // Question: "succeed" at what?

      by nailbender on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 02:41:56 PM PST

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